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Secrets of a Schoolyard Millionaire


Finding a million dollars in your garden - every kid's dream, right? That's what me and my best friend Toby thought too.

Bouncy castles at school. Sweets for our adoring fans. Wearing sunglasses indoors ('cos that's what all the millionaires do).

There's a lot you can get with a million dollars . . . including a whole lot of trouble.

Bonus tips on how to be a schoolyard millionaire inside!

'Secrets of a Schoolyard Millionaire is pure fun and will appeal to both reluctant and keen readers alike . . . Amoore’s take is contemporary, super quirky and a rollicking adventure.'

– Children's Books Daily

'Any fan of the Treehouse series will have spent hours inventing the storeys, contraptions and rooms that would be present in their own treehouses, and Nat Amoore’s debut novel posits an equally enticing prospect: what would you do if you found a million dollars in your backyard?'

– Guardian

'I love this book because I could perfectly relate to most of the wacky things Tess did, and because it wasn’t too easy or too hard.'

– Kayla Ludeman, age 11

'This is a lively but thoughtful middle-grade fiction that kids aged 8–12 will race through with great pleasure.'

– Books + Publishing

'Secrets of a Schoolyard Millionaire is a lively, precocious book for readers with big ideas and big hearts.'

– Readings

'This is a fresh, exciting and thrilling read for kids.'

– Kids Book Review